21 Blog Posts From the VMT Tag


Are We Slinking Ever Closer to a Universal Road User Charge? Part 1—the National Landscape:  NMA E-Newsletter #549

Are We Slinking Ever Closer to a Universal Road User Charge? Part 1—the National Landscape: NMA E-Newsletter #549

A road user charge or RUC (also referred to as the Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax or VMT Tax and Mileage Based User Fees or MBUF) currently permeates nearly every discussion of how our country will pay for infrastructure in the future. Many transportation planners and elected officials seem to agree the time has come to […]

War on Cars Watch for July 10, 2019

War on Cars Watch for July 10, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

You’ve probably seen people driving around in cars covered over or “wrapped” with advertisements for some service or product and wondered how much the owner got paid to allow his car to be transformed into a mobile billboard. But he is at least getting paid. The non-wrapped cars are working, too but their owners aren’t being […]

Explanation of the California Environmental Quality Act or CEQA and how it will affect Drivers

Explanation of the California Environmental Quality Act or CEQA and how it will affect Drivers

This article first appeared in the NMA Foundation’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019 edition. Beyond the rules update mentioned in the article, All Traffic is Local; additional CEQA rules will be coming online soon that could have an even more significant impact on street design. By July 2020, all California cities will be required to […]

War on Cars Watch for July 3, 2019

War on Cars Watch for July 3, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]